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Savory beetroot cheesecake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Savory beetroot cheesecake

Method

For the crust

  • In a food processor add the rusks, the pistachios, and beat until they are crumbled.
  • Add the olive oil, the butter, the thyme, salt, pepper, and beat for 20 seconds.
  • Add the mixture into a 25 cm springform pan and spread it with your hands, until the bottom of the pan is well covered.
  • Refrigerate.

For the filling

  • Preheat the oven 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • In a pot with boiling water, add the beets and boil for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  • Add 300 g of the beetroots into a food processor and beat until they are dissolved. Set the remaining beets aside, to serve.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the eggs, salt, pepper, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 2-3 minutes, until the eggs are very fluffy.
  • Add the cream cheese, the yogurt, the feta cheese crumbled, the beet puree, the lemon zest, the thyme, and beat well for 1 minute until the ingredients are homogenized. Do not overbeat the mixture as its volume will go down.
  • Add the mixture on top of the crust and bake for 45-50 minutes.
  • Remove, let it cool and then take it out of the pan.
  • As soon as it is cool, spread the remaining beets, the feta in cubes, the pistachios finely chopped, and the mint leaves over the surface of the cheesecake.
  • Serve with olive oil and pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

339
Calories (kcal)
17 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

24.0
Total Fat (g)
34 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

9.6
Saturated Fat (g)
48 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

19.0
Total Carbs (g)
7 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

11.0
Sugars (g)
12 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

11.0
Protein (g)
22 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.6
Fibre (g)
10 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.0
Sodium (g)
17 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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